Loganville, GA asked in Adoption and Family Law for Georgia

Q: Can I write up my own Adult Adoption petition or does an attorney need to do it?

What I found was that the petition needs to include:

name of the adopted adult

name of the adoptees

address of both parties

relevant information (i.e., social security numbers, years of age, etc.)

the adult’s written consent to be adopted

So would this require an attorney or is this something I can just do myself?

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Regina Irene Edwards
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  • Family Law Lawyer
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: As with any court document, getting an attorney is best. A consent adult adoption would be relatively inexpensive and you can ensure it would be done correctly.

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